Building Hot Rods: 30 Years of Advice from Fatman Fabrication's Brent VanDervort
Hot rods are typically old, classic American cars with large engines modified for linear speed. —
If you — like us — find that description far too clinical, you're going to love Building Hot Rods: 30 Years of Advice from Fatman Fabrication's Brent VanDervort. This is the book for the enthusiast, the novice or long time DIY-er, and the professional that wants to know more about one of the most classic, beloved and downright fun rides you can have.
The more experienced rodder probably already knows the name Brent VanDervort. Writer of numerous articles and columns for the likes of Street Rodder, he's the founder of Fatman Fabrication, a leader in not just top of the line hot rod products and kits, but information. There is no better place for even the most inexperienced hot rodder to get their fix. VerDervort has spearheaded the company since day one and has been using his own background and love for the build of hot rods to make every owner as savvy as it gets.
And that's the inspiration for Building Hot Rods. It contains some of the best and most informative works VerDervort has written for his popular Goodguy's Gazette column. From engineering a new chassis to getting a grip on how to manage the electrical system, from maintaining the fuel injection system to installing a front frame clip, from old Mustangs to classic Fords, VerDervort has the practical info even the most skilled hot rodder is going to find useful.
Accompanied by over 200 illustrations and photographs, Building Hot Rods is going to answer many questions about chassis science, hot rod building and, best of all, how to upgrade your classic ride with components that will ensure your hot rod contains its vintage look but can run with the modern boys. You'll discover how to plan and execute body work, manage steering and brakes, and fabrication. Regardless of your level of experience under the hood, this book is going to make you a smart owner and your hard work is going to give you more reason to love your hot rod.
Subject: Building Hot Rods How-to procedures.
| ISBN-10: 192913343X | ISBN-13: 9781929133437 | Wolfgang Publications WP343